Monday Morning Notes

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Kudos, Former Seahawk — SLHS ’16 grad Vela McBride, who plays volleyball for American University, was named the school’s Geico Student-Athlete of the Week last week. McBride, who was also the Patriot League Rookie of the Week, had double-digits in kills in two of three victories for the Eagles last week, while hitting .333 or better in each match. She had a career-best 14 kills and hit .684 in a four-set win over Navy. [American University]

Ask Fairfax: Bond Referendum — Fairfax County officials were online Oct. 12 to answer questions about the bond referendums on the Nov. 8 ballot. [Fairfax County]

Fundraiser For Reston’s Hopecam — Hopecam, a Reston nonprofit that connects children battling cancer and other life-threatening illnesses with technology to see and interact with their classmates, is holding a fundraiser Thursday in Tysons. Hopecam is hoping to double in size in serve kids in all 50 states. [Hopecam]

Recent Stories

Before we head off into another weekend with COVID-19 abound, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on Reston Now in recent days. Seven new businesses — including…

A rapid COVID-19 at-home testing kit (via Jernej Furman/Flickr) Fairfax County Public Library offered at-home COVID-19 test kits to the community for the first time this morning (Friday). An hour…

Two days before Thanksgiving, the 29 Diner was decimated by a fire. The next day, owner John K. Wood got back to work. “It was a total loss,” Wood told…

A new beauty bar is coming to Lake Anne Plaza by the end of the year. Owner Dina Almashat plans to open Beauty Bar by Dina within the next 10…

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